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Louisiana Floods

In Lafitte, Louisiana, Hurricane Isaac Flooding Devastates a Family Fishing Town

Cherri Foytlin | Posted 11.06.2012 | Green
Cherri Foytlin

"We lost everything. My aunt over there, she is 97 years old. She don't know what she's going home to -- and we don't want to tell her."

Chris Kirkham

In Flood's Crosshairs, A Community Waits

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 07.20.2011 | Green

BUTTE LA ROSE, LA. –- The evening chorus of bullfrogs, crickets and screech owls along the waterfront has seemed louder these last few nights. Th...

Chris Kirkham

Two Towns, Divided By A River, With Drastically Different Fates

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 07.18.2011 | Green

VIDALIA, La. -- Traffic has been swift for weeks along the majestic steel bridge that connects this low-lying river town to its sister city across the...

Laura Gottesdiener

WATCH: As Louisiana Drowns, Texas Is Aflame

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 07.17.2011 | Green

A battle raged in the backcountry of Western Texas last week. On one side: 35 volunteer firefighters from Brewster County. On the other: two w...

Laura Gottesdiener

Mississippi Flooding Reaching Historic Levels

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 07.11.2011 | Green

In one of the worst cases of flooding since the Great Depression, the bulging, swollen Mississippi River is overflowing in record proportions, blanket...

Louisiana, Florida Brace For Floods

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

JACKSON, Miss. — Another barrage of storms hit the Southeast on Thursday, spawning possible tornadoes, causing a passenger train to hit a fallen...